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The beast of the city

Author: Charles J BrabinHunt StrombergW R BurnettJohn Lee MahinWalter HustonAll authors
Publisher: Burbank : Warnerarchive.com : Warner Home Video [distributor], [2009]
Series: Archive collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Police captain Jim Fitzpatrick is shipped out to the suburbs by crime boss Sam Belmonte. Now rid of the do-gooder, Belmonte's stranglehold on the city tightens and crime is on the rise. Not to be thwarted, Fitzpatrick sets out to clean up the streets as well as the corruption within the department. When his brother Ed takes up with the gangster's moll, Fitzpatrick finds the war against crime hitting too close to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film noir
Gangster films
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Brabin; Hunt Stromberg; W R Burnett; John Lee Mahin; Walter Huston; Jean Harlow; Jean Hersholt; Wallace Ford; J Carrol Naish; Mickey Rooney; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Cosmopolitan Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm); Turner Entertainment Co.
OCLC Number: 422688500
Notes: Originally released as a motion icture in 1932.
Based on an unpublished story by W.R. Burnett.
"Turner Entertainment Co."
This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Norbert Brodine ; editor, Anne Bauchens ; producer, Hunt Stromberg.
Cast: Walter Huston, Jean Harlow, Wallace Ford, Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Peterson, Tully Marshall, John Miljan, Emmett Corrigan, Warner Richmond, Sandy Roth, J. Carrol Naish, Mickey Rooney.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, mono; full-screen 4x3, 1.33:1; Dolby digital.
Series Title: Archive collection.
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Cosmopolitan production ; directed by Charles Brabin ; story by W.R. Burnett ; dialogue continuity by John L. Mahin.

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Police captain Jim Fitzpatrick is shipped out to the suburbs by crime boss Sam Belmonte. Now rid of the do-gooder, Belmonte's stranglehold on the city tightens and crime is on the rise. Not to be thwarted, Fitzpatrick sets out to clean up the streets as well as the corruption within the department. When his brother Ed takes up with the gangster's moll, Fitzpatrick finds the war against crime hitting too close to home. Convinced that the legal system does not work, Fitzpatrick takes matters into his own hands.

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